Why did pkgmk create root/users instead of root/root?

Azure Zanculmarktum zanculmarktum at gmail.com
Mon Jul 31 04:33:29 UTC 2017


On 7/31/17, Daryl F <wyatt at prairieturtle.ca> wrote:
> On Mon, 31 Jul 2017, Azure Zanculmarktum wrote:
>
>>> if you run id does it say
>>> # id
>>> uid=0(root) gid=0(root) ...
>>>
>>> In other words, is the root user assigned to some other group when you
>>> run pkgmk?
>>
>> Here's the result:
>> https://ptpb.pw/wPxs
>>
>> My system is clean (just installed).
>>
>
> My only other guess is the directory where pkgmk is building has the
> setgid bit on and the group set to users.
>
> Nothing in the pkgmk script sets the uid or gid. prt-get is compiled and I
> am not familiar with the source so it might be forcing the gid.
>
>
> -Daryl
>


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